What does the word faulty mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Having faults; erroneous; wrong.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Faultlly.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Faultlness.

Usage examples for faulty

  1. A rope slipped, the faulty knot gave way, and she fell backward- a seven- foot fall with no support of any kind by which she might save herself. – Edge of the Jungle by William Beebe
  2. O - O 11. O - O - O Bold play, but again faulty judgment, unless he intended to play to win or lose, throwing safety to the winds. – Chess Fundamentals by José Raúl Capablanca
  3. They are a faulty set in some respects, being only of common flesh and blood like us all; but the land would be badly off without them. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë